# What were Muslim contributions in mathematics science and the arts?

## What were Muslim contributions in mathematics science and the arts?

The great literary tradition of the Islamic world lives on in the tales of Aladdin and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, as well as the poetry of Rumi. Islamic contributions to the field of mathematics include the invention of algebra and algorithms – both of which are English words borrowed from Arabic.

### Who is the Muslim mathematician?

Al-Khwārizmī, in full Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī, (born c. 780 —died c. 850), Muslim mathematician and astronomer whose major works introduced Hindu-Arabic numerals and the concepts of algebra into European mathematics.

**Why is math so hard?**

Math seems difficult because it takes time and energy. Many people don’t experience sufficient time to “get” math lessons, and they fall behind as the teacher moves on. Many move on to study more complex concepts with a shaky foundation. We often end up with a weak structure that is doomed to collapse at some point.

**What is the most hated subject?**

Mathematics

“Mathematics the most-hated Subject” was the title of an editorial that in the mid 1950’s appeared in a large newspaper.

## Why do we learn useless math?

Math is not entirely useless. It teaches you basics that can help you later in life. So when you learn “useless math”, you are actually learning basic skills of problem solving that you will most definitely need at least once in your life time. School is not to entertain you, but to prepare you for life.

### What are the major contributions of Islamic scholars?

Muslim scholars contributed not only to the use of logic in the development of mathematical ideas and relationships, but also to a workable system of numeration that included zero and led to the solution of equations.

**Who is the greatest mathematician in 2020?**

Stanford’s Yakov Eliashberg awarded Wolf Prize in Mathematics. Stanford mathematics Professor Yakov “Yasha” Eliashberg is a recipient of the 2020 Wolf Prize in Mathematics. Along with the Fields Medal and Abel Prize, the Wolf Prize is considered one of the most prestigious awards in mathematics.

**What is the most useless type of math?**

5 Math Lessons You Don’t Really Need in the Real World

- 5 Long Division. Long division is a calculation technique where one number can be divided by another using nothing more than note paper and a tremendous amount of time.
- 4 Geometric Proofs.
- 3 Logarithms.
- 2 Polynomials.
- 1 Calculus.
## What is the most loved subject?

Mathematics was the most popular subject overall, selected by 38% of respondents worldwide and by 37% of respondents included in this analysis.